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Hacked docs from Wisconsin: A ‘redprint’ plan to shift Colorado to the right?

A conservative foundation based in Wisconsin is funnelling hundreds of thousands of dollars into Colorado to help shift the state to the right, according to […]...

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May 19, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Lawsuit against ‘Raise the Bar’ pits urban voters against rural

From the “politics makes strange bedfellows” department: Several organizations that haven’t exactly been on the same side of issues came out in support this morning of […]...

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April 24, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats

Republicans walk a tightrope over rural hospital fix

As lawmakers continue to negotiate over the session’s biggest bill – to free up millions of dollars for rural hospitals, instead of cutting funds to the […]...

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April 18, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

US Supreme Court to Colorado think tank: Disclose your donors or don’t run these ads

  The nation’s highest court on Monday upheld a lower court’s money-in-politics ruling in a case out of Colorado that requires groups to disclose who […]...

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February 28, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Spending on ballot measures hits the big time

Labor Day traditionally marks the start of the final push of the campaign season and spending by committees involved with the nine measures on the […]...

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September 22, 2016 Blog, Campaign Finance, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Jon Caldara talks Colorado independent cinema

Jon Caldara of the Independence Institute is best known for being a free-market, gun loving, anti-union, libertarian pundit, and mover and shaker in Colorado conservative politics. […]...

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January 26, 2016 Just In, The Mix

Conservatives burned money on JeffCo races. Unions spent big and won

  The Independence Institute, Americans for Prosperity and other conservative groups sank hundreds of thousands of dollars into the 2015 school board races and ended […]...

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December 22, 2015 Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Littwin: Blame Julie Williams for Colorado’s education “reform” fail

It’s probably not altogether fair to put the stunning defeat of so-called education “reformers” around the state on Julie Williams, but let’s do it anyway. […]...

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November 5, 2015 Education, Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Dark money, lies and disclosure in the JeffCo school board race

Groups opposed to the recall of three conservative Jefferson County Board of Education members are doing their best to keep under wraps how much they’re […]...

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October 30, 2015 Education, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix

Dirty politics in JeffCo: Who’s exploiting a school-board member’s son?

Tuesday, the libertarian Independence Institute released a video that accused recall supporters of bullying the special-needs son of Jefferson County Board of Education member Julie Williams […]...

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October 21, 2015 Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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Dance like independent media depends on it!

We at The Indy aren’t big on rubber chicken dinners. But we love to dance. Join us on the evening of Friday, July 14th to […]

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The Home Front: ‘This is the first I’ve viewed the legislation,’ says Cory Gardner, one of 13 senators tasked with writing new healthcare law

Nine out of about a dozen of the state’s largest newspapers carried news on the front page today about a healthcare bill Republicans in the […]

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